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sand lances Ammodytidae , family Ammodytidae
small flat-bodied semiterrestrial crustaceans: whale lice; sand-hoppers; skeleton shrimp Amphipoda , order Amphipoda
desert in northern Saudi Arabia that is noted for its red sand and violent winds An Nafud , An Nefud , Nafud , Nefud
central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand arena
sedimentary rock composed of sand arenaceous rock
sand, living or growing in arenaceous , arenicolous
mixed asphalt and crushed gravel or sand; used especially for paving but also for roofing asphalt
tetravalent nonmetallic element; next to oxygen it is the most abundant element in the earth's crust; occurs in clay and feldspar and granite and quartz and sand; used as a semiconductor in transistors atomic number 14 , Si , silicon
layer of sand or gravel used to expose sewage effluent to air and the action of microorganisms bacteria bed
sand snake of southwestern United States; lives in fine to coarse sand or loamy soil in which it `swims'; banding resembles that of coral snakes banded sand snake , Chilomeniscus cinctus
swallow of the northern hemisphere that nests in tunnels dug in clay or sand banks bank martin , bank swallow , Riparia riparia , sand martin
mole rats; sand rats Bathyergidae , family Bathyergidae
area of sand and rock leading to water beach
area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake beach
recreational vehicle with large tires used on beaches or sand dunes beach buggy , dune buggy
prostrate perennial of coastal sand dunes Florida to Texas beach morning glory , Ipomoea pes-caprae , railroad vine
wild pea of seashores of north temperate zone having tough roots and purple flowers and useful as a sand binder beach pea , Lathyrus japonicus , Lathyrus maritimus , sea pea
fish of sandy areas of western Pacific and Indian oceans having an angular snout for burrowing into sand beaked salmon , Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus , sandfish
unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together boulder clay , till
rudaceous rock consisting of sharp fragments embedded in clay or sand breccia
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